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Carmen Salerno takes the lead at Flowers of Italy

Carmen Salerno is in the middle of a two-year term as president of the Flowers ...

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Marine gunner Giovanni Insolia (Vietnam)

Persuaded by a smooth-talking recruiter to join the Marines during the height of the Vietnam ...

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Chicago Fire owner Joe Mansueto

An American entrepreneur with deep Italian roots, Joe Mansueto is bringing the indomitable spirit of ...

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Volleyball standout Rachel Giustino

Relatively short for an outsider hitter, Rachel Giustino excelled at collegiate volleyball through a combination ...

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Fricano daughters offer NW suburbs signs of hope

They began popping up all over the Northwest suburbs like daffodils in the spring: lawn ...

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Ron Giordano lends a hand across the border and back

In the course of a 50-year career at Huntley-based H.S. Crocker, Ron Giordano has helped ...

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Literary symposium takes to the internet

IA Literati, a celebration of local Italian-American authors and books, will move to an online ...

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Swiss guard stands watch over St. Peter’s at Casa

Thanks to a donation from local businessman Gino Bartucci, a member of the pope’s elite ...

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Columns

The Weather in Italian

For a general assessment of the weather, Italians use the multipurpose verb fare (‘to do’ ...

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Realty in the age of COVID-19

With the Covid-19 pandemic in full swing as Fra Noi goes to press, business has ...

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Musical adventure

by Addison Teng In November 2019, Music Institute of Chicago violin and chamber music faculty ...

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Finding joy

Joy can seem as hard to come by nowadays as hand sanitizer, but at least ...

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